Category Archives: Security

I had a client whose password was “password.” Guess what?

Avoid Being Spoofed

Personally, I’ve never used my “real” email address in any correspondence. By “real” I mean the one that Roadrunner gave me (or before that, the one that earthlink gave me). I always send emailthat looks like it came from my … Continue reading

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Tips – Deja Vu All Over Again

I cannot believe it’s been 7 or 8 months since I last posted anything.  But, as some of my clients know, personal life sometimes gets in the way of business. Speaking of which. . . oh my gosh, I continue to … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Spoofed

Tips for avoiding spoofing: When you send something to a group, send the email to yourself with everyone else’s email in the bcc: field. Politely remind your friends to do the same. Forwarded (and forwarded) emails are one way spammers … Continue reading

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Wireless Security

Here’s a great YouTube video from SecurityMetrics about staying more secure when using wireless. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKfQ308Hq2k

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A Good Password Protection Program

I highly recommend Roboform.  It’s $19.95/year for Roboform Everywhere.   You download and install it, then set up a master password (a hard one, as in meaningless, with upper, lower, numbers, no real words, etc.). Roboform installs a toolbar at the … Continue reading

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